Sunday, October 2, 2011

Kaparos Erev Yom Kippur

Please note the updated times.

There will be Kaparos this Thursday night and Friday morning, Erev Yom Kippur, at 79 Regina Road with shechita available on the premises.

Women and Children's Hours:
Thursday night, October 6, between 8:30 PM and 9:30 PM.
Friday morning, October 7, between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM

Men's Hours:
Thursday night, October 6, between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Friday morning, October 7, between 5:30 AM and 9:00 AM

The cost is $12 per chicken.

By order of the Health Department there will only be 300 chickens available so please be sure to order tickets ASAP by contacting 347-770-5778 or

Please note that the Health and Police Departments will be inspecting the area for cleanliness, smell and noise. We will take care of the cleanness and smell but we ask you to please be considerate and keep the noise to an absolute minimum.

To avoid additional complaints, please don’t park in front of the homes of the immediate neighbors at 81 Regina Road and 77 Regina Road.

For photos of previous year's Kaparos, please click here.

Route 306 to be Closed

Beginning next Wednesday, Erev Sukkos, October 12, parts of Route 306 between Maple Avenue and Viola Road will be closed due to road work and drivers will be routed through detour routes.

Mazel Tov Rabbi & Rebbetzin Lesches!

Mazel tov to Rabbi Boruch D. and Rebbetzin Sterna Lesches on the birth of a granddaughter born to Rabbi Meir and Dina Rochel Lesches of Melbourne, Australia!

Farbrengen for Vov Tishrei

There will be a farbrengen this Tuesday, 6 Tishrei, October 4, following the 9:30 PM Maariv minyan at Tzemach Tzedek in honor of the Yarzeit of the Rebbe's mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson (1879-1964).

Kaparos Today

The Kaporos this year will take place today, Sunday, Tzom Gedalya, October 2, in the parking lot of what used to be Pathmark of Monsey from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

The cost is $7 (the chicken goes back to the seller) or $10 if you wish that the chicken should go to Tomchei Shabbos of Rockland County.

In the parking lot, our community members will have a separate area, and we will be able continue to serve you as every year. This way we will be on time with enough chickens for everybody.

Please feel free to contact Rabbi Yossi Touger with any questions at 845-430-8342.